## Mathematical Modelling

Despite having complete solutions for examples on PixiMaths PowerPoints, I never actually use them. Students often ask me why, and it occurred to me the other day that it is maybe something I should clarify here too. Mathematical modelling is vital to secure students’ knowledge and understanding of mathematical processes. Emphasis on certain steps and justifications of how or why things work or do not work can be the difference between learning by rote and actually understand